Jim is a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University, earning both an A.B. in Christian Ministries and a B.M. in Church Music.
Jim began his early ministry with the Hillsboro Church of Christ in Janurary of 1978 and was ordained here. Jim is currently serving HCC as Lead Minister, but in years past has also served as Youth Minister, Worship Minister, Associate Minister and Minister of Discipleship. He has also served churches in Cincinnati, OH, Longmont, CO, and as director of Burning Bush Ministries before returning to HCC in 1993.
Jim and Jean have been married since 1975. They have two married children, Jessica and her husband Mark, and Gideon and his wife, Jen. They are also the proud grandparents of three boys, Caden, Colton and Ledger Graham.